Aug 30, 2021 06:33 PM IST
If the third wave peaks, the country may see only 1 lakh daily cases as against more than 4 lakh when the deadly second wave was at its peak in May.
- Jul 06, 2021 11:54 AM IST
By: Anil Parmar, Vice President, Community Investment, United Way Mumbai
- Jun 30, 2021 04:34 PM IST
NITI Aayog member (Health) Dr VK Paul, said: "COVID-19 in children is often asymptomatic and seldom requires hospitalisation. However, it is possible that a small percentage of children who get infected may need hospitalisation."
- Jun 27, 2021 05:32 PM IST
Vaccination of children aged above 12 may also begin in a couple of months as the Zydus Cadila vaccine trial is almost complete, Dr NK Arora, the chief of government's Covid expert panel, has said,
- Jun 24, 2021 10:42 PM IST
On the possible interventions in wake of the third wave's threat to the economy, Principal Economic Advisor to the Finance Ministry, Sanjeev Sanyal said, “Our response is partly contingent on how exactly things span out.”
- Jun 19, 2021 03:42 PM IST
The arrival of the third wave could be expedited through the violation of COVID-appropriate behaviour, Dr Randeep Guleria said.
- Jun 16, 2021 02:15 PM IST
The report of the Independent Panel on Pandemic Preparedness and Response opens a new chapter in our understanding of COVID-19
- Jun 07, 2021 10:04 PM IST
The government intended to provide maximum health facilities at the taluk level itself and up to 97 per cent special health services in districts.
- Jun 06, 2021 10:56 PM IST
Uddhav Thackeray expressed the possibility of reimposing the restrictions if the state is hit by a third COVID-19 wave. In such a scenario, the industrial activities must not hit a roadblock, he suggested.
- Jun 04, 2021 10:18 AM IST
Women and Child Development Ministry Secretary Ram Mohan Mishra has in this regard written to the chief secretaries of all the states and Union territories directing them to streamline and facilitate the actions being taken.
- Jun 03, 2021 11:02 AM IST
The Centre had already formed a national expert group to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 in children and suggest measures for preparedness.
- May 23, 2021 04:18 PM IST
Rapid vaccination of the population is being seen as an effective way to curb the further spread of COVID-19. However, India is currently not inoculating children or individuals below the age of 18.
- May 20, 2021 06:48 PM IST
A third wave of COVID-19 is projected to hit the country and according to experts, it may affect children in large numbers, the child rights' body said.
- May 13, 2021 10:52 AM IST
Building a fair and equitable healthcare system, which works for all the people, may be the only solution to prevent -- or rather limit the impact of -- future pandemics
- May 04, 2021 08:36 PM IST
Oxygen plants, oxygen refilling units, and new jumbo COVID-19 facilities are being set up in Mumbai. A total of 6,000 oxygenated beds and 1,500 ICU beds will be added in preparation for the coronavirus third wave. The city currently has 11,200 oxygenated beds and 2,900 ICU beds.
- Feb 28, 2021 08:38 PM IST
The expert clarified that India is nowhere near achieving herd immunity and as such people should continue to wear masks and maintain social distancing and hand hygiene.